Ms Selva Quintero > Galindo, Arias & López > Panama, Panama > Lawyer Profile

Galindo, Arias & López

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Regulatory


Partner. Ms. Quintero specializes on procedural civil, constitutional and administrative law, with particular emphasis on the legal representation of multinational corporations operating in the power generation and public utilities sectors.


Selva Quintero excels in civil, constitutional and administrative disputes, providing legal counsel to local and multinational companies, before administrative authorities and the Supreme Court of Justice. She has served as Assistant to the Chief Justice and was recently appointed by the President of the Republic of Panama, to advise in the drafting of the new Administrative Procedural Code. Ms. Quintero is a Professor for Postgraduate Degree Courses.


English and Spanish


She is a founder of the Colombo-Panamanian Law Institute, a Board member of the Panmanian Mathematics Olympics Foundations, and a member of the Panamanian Bar Association.


Universidad Latina de Panamá (Master on Administrative Law, 2010); Universidad Latina de Panamá (Specialization on Administrative Law, 2009); Universidad de Panamá (Postgraduate Degree in Higher Education, 2006); Universidad de Panamá (Postgraduate Degree in Mediation, 2003); Universidad de Panamá (B.A. Law and Political Science, Sigma Lambda Honor Chapter, 1998)

Lawyer Rankings

Panama > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

Selva QuinteroGalindo, Arias & López

Specialising in disputes in the electricity sector, the team at Galindo, Arias & López acts for major electricity distribution and generation companies, including in significant claims against the National Public Services Authority. However, the firm is active in the full range of civil, constitutional, administrative and labour litigation, appearing before domestic courts of all instances in addition to acting in multi-jurisdictional disputes. Arbitration is also a growing area of expertise for the sizeable team. The practice is led by the ‘absolutely excellentDiego de la Guardia, who has particularly notable experience in disputes in the public utilities, telecoms, construction and healthcare sectors. The ‘standoutSelva Quintero is skilled in handling civil and public administrative litigation in the energy and utilities sectors, and senior counsel Adán Arjona is also noted for his experience in international arbitration and defamation cases. At associate level, Jeimy Lasso is particularly experienced in labour litigation.